Sky Still Hasn't Fallen Down

fincaman

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I post every few months on this subject, I am in southern Spain and we were supposed to lose our TV reception ages ago so what's happening ? Rumors and newspaper articles abound as in "we will definitely lose it on the sixteenth" but the sixteenth always comes and goes with no difference. I have long had the suspicion that it will never happen because SKY would lose too much revenue.
 

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The launch of the Astra 2E Satellite was delayed and the knock-on effect is that Testing was only recently completed. It' unlikely it'll be fully Operational until January now.

Nobody knows the exact effects upon Fringe reception, but the Footprint looks very similar to Astra 2F.

There are several Topics in this section already with more detail (Far more!).
 

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Do you get the new Astra 2F European beam channels ok? If so you will almost certainly be ok with the pay channels when 1N or 2A is switched off.

All bets are off as far as the PSB channels are concerned. If you get C5 the standard def family of channels you may be ok.
 

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Do you get the new Astra 2F European beam channels ok? If so you will almost certainly be ok with the pay channels when 1N or 2A is switched off.

All bets are off as far as the PSB channels are concerned. If you get C5 the standard def family of channels you may be ok.
The Only channel I can't get is ch5 at the moment
 

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These are the current channels on the 2F UK beam which is likely to be similar (but not identical) to 2E's UK beam:

SD channels:
Channel 5 SD
Channel 5 +1
5 USA
5 USA +1
5 star
5 star +1
4Seven
ITV Meridian North
ITV Anglia West
ITV Yorkshire East
ITV Central South West
ITV Central South
ITV Central East
ITV Yorkshire West +1
ITV Wales +1
ITV Tyne Tees +1
ITV Westcountry West +1

HD channels:
BBC One HD Scotland
BBC One HD Wales
BBC News HD
BBC Four HD
CBeebies HD
ITV Granada HD
Ulster TV HD
Channel 4 HD
 
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